Filling Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes is a regularly occurring mistake to make. And what you want to do about it is based on an assortment of factors. Assuming you want to find out what it is advisable to do about it then read on.
These are the most important factors to take into consideration whenever deciding whether or not to get it drained:
Avoid getting any unqualified mechanic to try to repair your car. We are Mercedes specialists and possess the credentials and practical experience required to ensure that you are back on the road with a minimum of hassle or trouble.
By mistake put Petrol in a Diesel Mercedes? Or even put contaminated fuel in your Mercedes E250 CDI?
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As soon as we are done you can get back on the road and get on with your day
We are the primary wrong fuel drain specialists in the UK, having countrywide cover, for Mercedes motorists in particular. We predominantly fix:
We are Mercedes specialists and have successfully drained thousands of Diesel Mercedes vehicles. No matter if it is at the roadside, on a filling station forecourt, or even at your house, we can get you moving again.
The procedure of draining Petrol from a Diesel vehicle is fundamentally similar for most vehicles. Of course it can differ a little as every make has their particular distinct fuel system. However it still essentially follows the following guidelines:
When someone has put Petrol in a Diesel car they have a few very common questions. So we have compiled a list of the most Frequently Asked Questions for you
Turn off the car as soon as possible and call us. Continuing to run a vehicle on the wrong fuel can potentially damage it. We will be able to give you advice and assistance based on your circumstances
It can. However, if the problem is caught and remedied quickly the risks will be minimal. Of the 1,500 vehicles we attend every month, less than 0.5% have suffered and substantial damage requiring parts replacement.
The safe answer is none. However you might be able to get away with a very low contamination ratio. That being said, we always highly recommend draining anything over a 5% contamination ratio asap.
Putting Super Unleaded, or Shell V-Power, BP Ultimate Unleaded, etc, will have the exact same effect as putting regular unleaded petrol in your diesel car and will need to be drained out and flushed.
No! The EU Block Exemption Regulations clearly state that "the work can be carried out by as long as that garage uses manufacturer approved parts and correctly follows the manufacturer's service schedule."
This might work on some vehicles in some cases, but in the majority on instances it won't and you risk damaging the Lambda sensors as well as fuel pump and injectors, just as a regular misfuel.
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